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Shut out by friends

July 29, 2016 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks how to handle being shut out by a whole group of friends.

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Concerned mom worries about her lonely 7-year-old

June 4, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How can I help my 7-year-old son feel better about school and his friendships?

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A student dreads going to school without friends

March 19, 2016 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

If you dread going to school because you feel lonely, you need to reach out for help and advice.

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International student feels friendless and adrift

December 23, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An international student feels stressed and unhappy after moving to the U.S. from India.

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Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

December 8, 2015 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

On a thread called “Why Would Someone Have No Friends?,” a reader commented that she felt lonely and isolated over the holidays. Many people feel that way at this time of year. She wrote: …I don’t have a family. No parents, no siblings. None. My cousins are all over the world, and since we were […]

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Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

December 6, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

The holiday season can be depressing if you are feeling lonely or dispirited while everyone else seems joyous and happy.

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In the Media – On midlife loneliness

September 26, 2015 | By | 36 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On midlife loneliness

Writing in The Telegraph (UK), journalist Maria Lally writes about midlife loneliness.

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All I want is to have one friend

May 23, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen has trouble making friends, hoping to get close to at least one friend at high school.

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In the Media – Taylor Swift on Friendship (Grazia UK)

November 3, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Taylor Swift on Friendship (Grazia UK)

journalist Emily Phillips writes about how she (and more notably, Taylor Swift) feel like they will never be part of the “in” crowd.

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50 and no…

December 12, 2013 | By | 33 Replies Continue Reading

A woman googles “50 and no…” to search for answers for her loneliness

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